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July 29 - Back to Ireland 2015 : Meeting with family in Ballybay, part 1

July 29 – Three years ago, we had arrived home from our first trip to Ireland to find an email from a woman noting that we were both doing research on the Duffys through Ancestry.com and that the name Edward Vincent was coming up in both lines of inquiry.   515 more words

Five Charities Golf Classic this Friday

The 5 Charities Golf Classic will take place in Dundalk Golf Club in Blackrock this Friday.

The event is in aid of the Maria Goretti Foundation, Lordship, Dundalk Simon Community, Women’s Aid Dundalk, The Birches and Cuan Mhuire, Ballybay. 55 more words

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Michael Fisher

Moves to amalgamate library services in Monaghan and Cavan by the appointment of a joint librarian will be strongly opposed by Councillors in the Carrickmacross and Castleblayney area. 360 more words



Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona dár gcairde agus teaghlach! Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to friends and family! I will be in Birmingham on the feastday, Tuesday, which has now become a national festival in Ireland. 543 more words


Paisley's visit to Dundalk 28 years ago was one of the most unfortunate incidents in the town's history

While he was not exactly a regular visitor to Dundalk over the years, the passing of former Northern Irish first minister Ian Paisley will generate much debate over the next few days. 250 more words


Pajo the calf to appear at Dundalk's St Patrick's Day parade

Monaghan’s celebrity calf Pajo will be appearing in four St Patrick’s Day parades this weekend, including the one in Dundalk.

The calf, who is now eight-months-old, found fame last year when his owners Sean and Alan Sheridan claimed he could predict the outcome of big matches. 49 more words

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Riots in Dundalk 27 years ago

It’s 27 years ago today since riots rocked Dundalk’s streets. The unfortunate incident, captured in video format above, came about following a court appearance in the town by Deputy DUP leader Peter Robinson and his leader Ian Paisley. 191 more words